Monthly Archives: December 2015

My New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

A couple of days ago a neighbor asked me “what New Year’s resolutions do you have?” My answer? “None.” For so many years I promised myself perfect eating behaviors, starting January 1st. I’d eat so so so clean starting that … Continue reading

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A History of Weight Loss Attempts

I have spent the greater part of the past three hours going through one file box of old papers from the early 2000’s. The plastic container of personal historical documents told stories of countless weight-loss attempts: ionamin, personal training, gym … Continue reading

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Let Them NOT Eat Cake or Santa Claus

Since Christmas season started, every time I’d walk into Ralph’s I’d see the yummiest chocolate cake decorated with lots of frosting–crafted in the image of Santa Claus. I wanted to buy that cake. I wanted to buy it and eat … Continue reading

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Which Way Do You Turn?

When I’m in the classroom I encourage my students to create new pathways, new grooves in their brains by making small changes in their routines. When they exit the classroom, go left instead of right. Take an alternate route to … Continue reading

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